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Model 868 Easy Chair by Josef Frank for Svenskt Tenn, 1950s

Model 868 Easy Chair by Josef Frank for Svenskt Tenn, 1950s


Early production Josef Frank easy chair, model 868 produced by Svenskt Tenn. Frank was inspired by the lightness of some 18th century chairs when he designed this model in 1938. This example is from the mid-century and is made of mahogany. Only older versions of this chair are made from mahogany. New cow hide upholstery in white with slight traces of black and grey. Brass decorative nails according to the original design.

Attribution
Designer: Josef Frank
Maker: Svenskt Tenn
Design Period: 1920 to 1949
Country of Manufacture: Sweden

Character
Detailed Condition: Very Good — This vintage item has no defects, but it may show slight traces of use.
Restoration and Damage Details: New upholstery, light signs of use on wooden parts
Style: Scandinavian Modern
Materials: Mahogany, Cow Leather
Color: Brown, grey, white
Width: 64 cm
Depth: 76 cm
Height: 89 cm
Seat Height: 41 cm
19000 SEK